Research Programs

To tackle the human health challenges that face the world today, the FNIH develops collaborations with top experts from government, industry, academia and the not-for-profit sector and provides a neutral environment where we can work productively toward a common goal.

Programs are displayed in alphabetical order by research topic.

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Infectious Diseases

The study was implemented using shared and harmonized protocols across the eight sites to gather an enormous amount of data (physical, cognitive assessments, diet, illness and enteric infection, socio-economic status, etc.) to enable identification and characterization of factors associated with negative impacts on a child’s growth, development and vaccine response early in life.

Infectious Diseases

To produce high-quality chemical hit series with defined, tractable targets as drug leads for tuberculosis.

Infectious Diseases

PredictTB is a five-year clinical trial project that aims to shorten the treatment times of tuberculosis (TB) in drug-sensitive patients through individualized therapy.

Infectious Diseases

To identify host- and parasite-specific biomarker(s) present in human subjects with viable adult females of Onchocerca volvulus (Ov) and to develop and configure rapid point of care methods to detect (or sense) these biomarkers.

Infectious Diseases

SHORTEN-TB will build on lessons learned from the HIT-TB program to identify leads that have the greatest potential to comprise drug regimens that will significantly reduce the duration of chemotherapy for tuberculosis.

Infectious Diseases

SHORTEN-TB will build on lessons learned from the HIT-TB program to identify leads that have the greatest potential to comprise drug regimens that will significantly reduce the duration of chemotherapy for tuberculosis.

Infectious Diseases

The project provides the FNIH management and advisory services for research programs seeking to develop new cost-effective and sustainable biologic strategies for controlling mosquito-borne infections like malaria and dengue fever.

Infectious Diseases

In response to the critical Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in 2014, the FNIH has established a fund that supports the Division of Clinical Research of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) in its efforts to prevent, treat and research the EVD in West Africa.

Infectious Diseases

As a subset of activities under the VCTR program, the New Insecticides for Malaria Control program addressed the urgent need for new chemicals to kill mosquitoes that transmit malaria.

Infectious Diseases

This program supports research to develop new biologic and chemical strategies to control disease transmission by vector mosquitoes.